Prep Roundup: Lady Vols use strong second half to beat Prescott
KINGMAN – A three-point first quarter could have proven costly on the road Tuesday, but the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team made sure it didn’t in a 33-28 win over Prescott.
The Lady Vols trailed 14-13 at halftime, but used a 14-point third quarter to pull away. Liberty Cronk and Lia Lucero sank consecutive 3-pointers to give Lee Williams a 27-20 advantage over the No. 26 ranked Lady Badgers (6-10, 4-6 4A Grand Canyon Region).
“Kaylee Bond was outstanding in the post scoring twice in the third,” said Lady Vols head coach Jerry Arave. “Hallie Powell also did a great job defending Prescott’s best player (Hollie Dalton) and held her to just three points for the entire game.”
Bond, Lucero and Hayle Davis each finished with eight points, while LaNae Burgess added three points.
No. 18 ranked Lee Williams (10-5, 5-4 4A Grand Canyon Region) made the trip to Flagstaff Wednesday and then hosts 36th-ranked Mohave (3-12, 0-9) at 5:30 p.m. Friday.
Kingman Academy 58, River Valley 34
At River Valley, the Lady Tigers won their third straight game Tuesday in a convincing 58-34 victory over the 35th-ranked Lady Dust Devils (5-11, 2-6 3A West Region).
No. 26 ranked Academy (9-4, 5-2) was originally scheduled to host No. 23 ranked Northwest Christian (8-7, 5-3) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, but the game was moved to Monday at the same time.
Lee Williams 50, Prescott 42
At Prescott, the Volunteers played its first of back-to-back region games Tuesday night and picked up a 50-42 win over 39th-ranked Badgers (2-14, 2-8 4A Grand Canyon Region).
No. 16 ranked Lee Williams (12-3, 7-2) traveled to Flagstaff Wednesday night and will return to its home floor at a 7 p.m. Friday against 42nd-ranked Mohave (2-13, 0-9).
Kingman Academy 78, River Valley 57
At River Valley, it was an easy Tuesday night for the Tigers as they cruised to a 78-57 victory over the 28th-ranked Dust Devils (5-11, 2-6 3A West Region).
No. 15 ranked Academy (9-4, 5-2) welcomes 13th-ranked Northwest Christian (11-4, 7-1 3A West Region) to town at 7 p.m. Monday after the game was moved from Friday night.
Kingman 5, River Valley 3
At River Valley, the Bulldogs concluded the regular season on a high note Tuesday night with a 5-3 win over the Dust Devils.
Caleb Grimmett, Caydyn Pettway, Alex Cardenas, Alejandro Canales and Christain Clever each tallied a goal as No. 43 ranked Kingman finishes with an overall record of 3-9 and a 3-4 mark in the 3A Northwest Region.
River Valley 4, Kingman 3
At KHS, the Lady Bulldogs couldn’t cap the regular season with a victory Tuesday in a 4-3 setback to the Lady Dust Devils.
Abbie Colvig, Abigail Ford and Esther Torres scored goals for No. 38 ranked Kingman. The Lady Bulldogs conclude the season with an overall record of 1-10 and 0-5 in the 3A Northwest Region.
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